EMEA Digital Commerce Finance Manager

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Today, the opportunities for growth across Nike's business portfolio offer more potential than ever. Nike Finance plays a leadership role in these opportunities by providing expertise and insight to drive near-term profitability, strategic investment for long-term growth, and risk management in an evolving macroeconomic environment. We plan, account, and report for Nike's multi-billion-dollar portfolio businesses across diverse categories and geographies, while managing the company's investment portfolio. Our people and culture distinguish us as a world-class finance team that lives its organizational mission: to drive and deliver value to every Nike shareholder.

As our EMEA Digital Commerce Finance Manager, you will play a key role in realizing the Geography's potential, driving, and delivering sustained, mutually profitable growth and profitability. You will be a strategic thought partner across the marketplace to evaluate financial planning returns of our EMEA Digital Commerce Business. Specifically, you will partner with the Nike Digital Commerce team to evaluate opportunities to fuel the Triple Double strategy of 2x Innovation, 2x Speed, and 2x Direct. This includes, among others, the digital supply chain of the future, inventory partnerships, Nike consumer experiences and enablers of key city offense.

Being key business partner on a cross-functional team, you will provide insights that drive actions and impact the business. You and your team will work, leverage the functional expertise of our Digital commercial functions to lead the business in profitable growth. You will need to demonstrate strong digital business acumen, team mindset, can-do mentality, a strong analytical skill-set, the ability to take analytics to insights and translate these into clear and simple action items and recommendations. The role reports into the EMEA Digital Commerce Finance Director.

Responsibilities:

• Contributing to the strategic direction of our Digital business by actively interpreting and reviewing financial results with business managers, and providing insightful analysis to continuously improve business performance
• Leading financial planning and analysis, budgeting, and forecasting for the Digital business. Generating plans that incorporate strategic business plan objectives and incorporate appropriate assumptions
• Managing reporting of business performance for strategic plans, budgets, forecasts, monthly- and year-end results. Leading continuous development of business reports and reporting processes to ensure we are reporting and analyzing relevant KPIs in accordance with the Global/EMEA framework
• Driving continuous improvement of our processes and systems allowing us to gain a better understanding of our actual performance, and improving our forecasting accuracy
• Performing profitability and investment analysis on short- and long-term business opportunities that aid in the decision-making process and help improve profitability
• Managing, coaching, and developing a financial analyst


Qualifications

  • Relevant Master degree and/or professional qualification (CFA)
  • At least 6 years directly relevant work experience; a proven expertise in financial planning and analysis in an international environment, with a passion for Nike and Digital. Knowledge of Accounting and US GAAP rules is a plus
  • Ability to deliver results against tight and complex timelines, and navigate large amounts of information, and "connect the dots" from various data sources
  • Strong communication skills, ability to communicate complex concepts and ideas in a simple way, and influence stakeholders across the organization; Experience working in a matrix organization is considered an advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic mindset
  • Team player attitude, solid positive energy, confidence, integrity and passion for the Brand
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
  • SAP knowledge is strongly preferred

  • Relevant Master degree and/or professional qualification (CFA)
  • At least 6 years directly relevant work experience; a proven expertise in financial planning and analysis in an international environment, with a passion for Nike and Digital. Knowledge of Accounting and US GAAP rules is a plus
  • Ability to deliver results against tight and complex timelines, and navigate large amounts of information, and "connect the dots" from various data sources
  • Strong communication skills, ability to communicate complex concepts and ideas in a simple way, and influence stakeholders across the organization; Experience working in a matrix organization is considered an advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic mindset
  • Team player attitude, solid positive energy, confidence, integrity and passion for the Brand
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
  • SAP knowledge is strongly preferred


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